Lina Vaughan (1881 - 1972)

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Saint James, Phelps County, Missouri

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Fereby Benton Vaughan

Fereby Benton Vaughan

Dorothy Vaughan

Dorothy Vaughan

Martin & Maria (Vaughan) Jones

Martin & Maria (Vaughan) Jones

Rachel (Vaughan) Sweatt

Rachel (Vaughan) Sweatt

Keylie Addyson Vaughan

Keylie Addyson Vaughan

Unknown Family Portrait (likely Vaughan or Crane or Worth or Mosher)

Unknown Family Portrait (likely Vaughan or Crane or Worth or Mosher)

Siblings Annie, Bessie, Theo, & Jeptha

Siblings Annie, Bessie, Theo, & Jeptha

JeromeVaughan& Allie Sue Frazier Vaughan

JeromeVaughan& Allie Sue Frazier Vaughan

Charles Nicholas Mark Family Photo

Charles Nicholas Mark Family Photo

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1881 - In the year that Lina Vaughan was born, on May 21st, Clara Barton, a nurse, founded the American Red Cross. She was inspired by the Red Cross in Geneva Switzerland and the International Red Cross.

1904 - Lina was 23 years old when the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

1954 - When she was 73 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

1967 - At the age of 86 years old, Lina was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

1972 - In the year of Lina Vaughan's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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Lina Vaughan passed away in May 1972 at 90 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on September 15, 1881. There is no information about Lina's family or relationships. We know that Lina Vaughan had been residing in Saint James, Phelps County, Missouri.

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